Author Archives: Edward Dunne

About Edward Dunne

I am the Executive Editor of Mathematical Reviews. Previously, I was an editor for the AMS Book Program for 17 years. Before working for the AMS, I had an academic career working at Rice University, Oxford University, and Oklahoma State University. In 1990-91, I worked for Springer-Verlag in Heidelberg. My Ph.D. is from Harvard. I received a world-class liberal arts education as an undergraduate at Santa Clara University.

Math Reviews News: II

My second column appears in the May 2019 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.  The article talks about reviewers – the thousands of people who put the “Reviews” in “Mathematical Reviews”!  Besides giving some general information, there … Continue reading

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My Favorite Theorem – from an Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews

A recent installment of the My Favorite Theorem podcast by Kevin Knudson and Evelyn Lamb features Ursula Whitcher, who is an Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews. Listen to the interview here.    

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Karen Uhlenbeck wins the 2019 Abel Prize

Karen Uhlenbeck is being awarded the 2019 Abel Prize.  It is a remarkable award for a remarkable mathematician.  Uhlenbeck did fundamental work in a quickly developing area of mathematics at an early stage of its development.  I was a graduate … Continue reading

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MathSciNet – two small changes

There are two small new changes to MathSciNet®: Search by DOI and Sort by Number of Authors.

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Math Reviews News

My first column appears in the February 2019 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.  The article considers the mathematics literature from the perspective of Mathematical Reviews.  Some themes that have appeared in this blog are covered in the article, … Continue reading

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Mathematical Reviews at JMM 2019: coda

Many thanks to the many people who stopped by the Mathematical Reviews booth at the AMS exhibit in Baltimore or came to the Reviewer Reception. 

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Mathematical Reviews at JMM 2019

Mathematical Reviews will be at the JMM in Baltimore.  The Joint Mathematical Meetings are always huge, with lots of great activities:  invited lectures, special sessions, editorial meetings, exhibits, and the chance to connect with old friends.  Mathematical Reviews is planning … Continue reading

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Members Only

Something for Members of the AMS AMS members can sign up for email notifications of newly added items by subject area.  You can select up to three 2-digit Mathematics Subject Classifications.  Then, about once a month, we will send you … Continue reading

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Job Postings – Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews

We are hiring!   We have three Associate Editor positions opening up for 2019.  We are looking for one new Associate Editor to start as soon as possible in 2019 and two new Associate Editors to start in late spring or summer … Continue reading

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Break on Through

The winners of the 2019 Breakthrough Prizes have been announced.  There are six recipients in mathematics: Vincent Lafforgue, Chenyang Xu, Karim Adiprasito, June Huh, Kaisa Matomäki, and Maksym Radziwill.   The laureates will receive their awards during a live televised ceremony on Sunday, November 4.   

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